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The Bothell Kenmore Chamber of Commerce honored the Country Village owner as member of the month after it closed at the beginning of June. Kailan Manandic / staff photo

Eastside business booms with summer options

Locals can visit numerous new developments this summer, all within Eastside communities.

 

Just Get Me Started founder Suzanne Tseng participates in one of the weekly workshops that taught locals how to create intricate chalk art.

Kenmore’s Tseng helps locals ‘just get started’

Suzanne Tseng launched her business Just Get Me Started to help locals pick up hobbies and skills.

 

Microsoft reveals project criteria for $500 million affordable housing funds

The company will soon accept applications for projects related to affordable housing on the Eastside.

 

Maurita Colburn, the chamber’s Member and Community Relations manager, welcomes Country Village owner Leeann Tesorieri as she receives a standing ovation from local business owners. Kailan Manandic/staff photo

Bothell Kenmore Chamber honors Country Village

The chamber awarded Country Village owner, Leeann Tesorieri, as member of the month.

Maurita Colburn, the chamber’s Member and Community Relations manager, welcomes Country Village owner Leeann Tesorieri as she receives a standing ovation from local business owners. Kailan Manandic/staff photo
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                                Bothell’s newest animal hospital opens with a joint celebration hosted by the Bothell Kenmore Chamber of Commerce.

Twin Pines Animal Hospital offers new vet services in Bothell

The animal hospital had been operating in the community for years before opening a new location.

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                                Bothell’s newest animal hospital opens with a joint celebration hosted by the Bothell Kenmore Chamber of Commerce.

Bothell’s new assistant city manager starts May 20

Kellye Mazzoli was hired on about 18 months after the previous assistant city manager was announced.

Candidates file for November 2019 election

Locals will vote on a variety of local and county positions.

The data visualized here was compiled from Apartment List’s monthly rent reports. See an interactive chart below. Kailan Manandic / data illustration

Eastside rental market could balance out with the region

Eastside rent medians increased by 2.8 in the past year, a decrease in growth from previous years.

The data visualized here was compiled from Apartment List’s monthly rent reports. See an interactive chart below. Kailan Manandic / data illustration
Workshop attendees examine vote on their favorite photo from the “For the Love of Kenmore” photography contest. Kailan Manandic/staff photo

Kenmore locals brainstorm ideas ‘For the Love of Kenmore’

The city hosted an interactive community workshop to celebrate local ideas and make some a reality.

Workshop attendees examine vote on their favorite photo from the “For the Love of Kenmore” photography contest. Kailan Manandic/staff photo
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Legislators budgeted more than $900 million for the Eastside

Bothell will see $4 million in funding outside of UW Bothell while Kenmore gets about $1 million.

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Photo courtesy of Sky Terry and TJ Terry
                                Volunteer pilots throughout the West Coast contributed to the disaster logistics drill on April 27. Kenmore Air served as a base of operations as it would in a real disaster.

Kenmore Air contributes to West Coast disaster drill

The drill is part of an ongoing effort among volunteer pilots to prepare for “The Big One.”

Photo courtesy of Sky Terry and TJ Terry
                                Volunteer pilots throughout the West Coast contributed to the disaster logistics drill on April 27. Kenmore Air served as a base of operations as it would in a real disaster.
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                                Officials break ground outside Salt House Church for the Eastside’s first permanent women and family shelter. Workers hope to complete construction in 2020.

Eastside’s first permanent shelter breaks ground

The shelter will serve single women and families with children who are experiencing homelessness.

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                                Officials break ground outside Salt House Church for the Eastside’s first permanent women and family shelter. Workers hope to complete construction in 2020.
EvergreenHealth seeks to secure funding through a voter-approved bond measure that would pay for critical upgrades at the Kirkland medical center. The Family Maternity Center was last renovated in 1996 and officials hope to modernize the space for new families. Kailan Manandic/staff photo

EvergreenHealth seeks support in upcoming ballot measure

The health system is asking for local voters to approve a bond measure of $345 million over 20 years.

EvergreenHealth seeks to secure funding through a voter-approved bond measure that would pay for critical upgrades at the Kirkland medical center. The Family Maternity Center was last renovated in 1996 and officials hope to modernize the space for new families. Kailan Manandic/staff photo
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                                The Sound Transit double-decker buses replace the articulated buses on Everett to Bellevue routes along I-405. The 14.5-foot tall buses seat more people for an equal footprint and similar fuel economy.

Double-deckers descend on the Eastside

The new 14.5-foot tall buses will run from Everett to Bellevue, with stops in Bothell and Kirkland.

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                                The Sound Transit double-decker buses replace the articulated buses on Everett to Bellevue routes along I-405. The 14.5-foot tall buses seat more people for an equal footprint and similar fuel economy.
Bothell’s Country Village opened in 1981 and offers around 40 small businesses a place to operate. It was thought to be closing this month, but recently announced shops will remain open until June 1. Aaron Kunkler / Bothell-Kenmore Reporter

Country Village announces some shops will remain open until June

The well-loved village announced the two-month extension for certain businesses two days after its supposed closure.

Bothell’s Country Village opened in 1981 and offers around 40 small businesses a place to operate. It was thought to be closing this month, but recently announced shops will remain open until June 1. Aaron Kunkler / Bothell-Kenmore Reporter
Work crews construct the first floor of Kenmore’s newest downtown development, the Flyway. The building is adjacent to the Hangar, Kenmore’s community center, and will be a mixed retail and residential space.

Kenmore’s newest downtown development breaks ground

The Flyway broke ground last week and aims to complete construction by February 2020.

Work crews construct the first floor of Kenmore’s newest downtown development, the Flyway. The building is adjacent to the Hangar, Kenmore’s community center, and will be a mixed retail and residential space.
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                                Country Village is home to more than 40 local businesses. It is unclear whether these shops will secure new locations in Bothell before the center closes in April 2019.

Country Village closed after hosting local shops since 1985

The Country Village hosted about 40 local shops and restaurants before closing on March 31.

Aaron Kunkler / Bothell-Kenmore Reporter 
                                Country Village is home to more than 40 local businesses. It is unclear whether these shops will secure new locations in Bothell before the center closes in April 2019.
The West Sammamish Bridge is currently safe to drive over with a weight restriction and the city of Kenmore expects it to remain safe while the replacement project is delayed by about a year. Kailan Manandic/staff photo

Record-breaking federal government shutdown delays Kenmore bridge project

The West Sammamish River Bridge project has been delayed a year.

The West Sammamish Bridge is currently safe to drive over with a weight restriction and the city of Kenmore expects it to remain safe while the replacement project is delayed by about a year. Kailan Manandic/staff photo
Violet Martinez and her two friends on either side meet Kenmore Mayor David Baker shortly before throwing the first pitch at Moorlands Park. Violet has Lymphoma and has begun to lose her hair after recently finishing her second round of chemo. Photo courtesy of Kenmore

Kenmore celebrates Moorlands park with first pitch ceremony

Mayor David Baker joined local little league player Violet Martinez in throwing the first pitch.

Violet Martinez and her two friends on either side meet Kenmore Mayor David Baker shortly before throwing the first pitch at Moorlands Park. Violet has Lymphoma and has begun to lose her hair after recently finishing her second round of chemo. Photo courtesy of Kenmore